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Marty Lyngen of Alexandria celebrated her 70th birthday by tandem skydiving in Arizona. To view the video of Lyngen's dive, visit the website, click on "videos after Feb. 6, 2011, then click on 2/21 - 2/27/2011. Hers is number M02-W04-Y11-24.

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Watching movies can be dangerous for Marty Lyngen. It makes her want to jump out of airplanes.

A couple years ago, Lyngen watched The Bucket List, in which two men who are going to die decide to accomplish all the things on their list before they "kick the bucket."


As soon as the movie was over, Lyngen started a list of her own. On her 70th birthday, she was going to go skydiving.

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